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    only play one at a time!” (Les Paul). Finding the right guitar a very important thing that every guitar player has to go through. There are two guitars that can nearly give a guitar player the guitar that they have been dreaming about. The Fender Stratocaster, and The Gibson Les Paul are similar in ways but also very different. Both the Les Paul and the Stratocaster were manufactured in the 1950’s and have remained the rulers of the electric guitar world since then. The stratocaster was designed by Leo Fender, Bill Carson, George Fullerton, and Freddie Tavares. The Les Paul was…

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    Guitar History

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    1950’s: Blues and Jazz used around 15watt valve amps on maximum settings. The first Commercial amplifier was made by fender (Leo Fender) who worked with Dick Dale, a surf rock guitarist known as the king of the surf guitar, who is now 78 years old, in developing a guitar amp that he got up to 100watts without it being broken. Fender then was called K&F manufacturing. The Les Paul amp is developed. 1960’s: Guitarists in this era began experimenting with the sound of distortion from their…

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    The Electric Guitar

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    guitar can be heard alongside orchestras and symphonies. However, the first electric guitar was instead used primarily in jazz around the 30’s with the electrical components basically integrated to the hollow acoustic guitars with a slightly modified design. Simultaneously at this time, solid body guitars were being tested which were made from a single piece of wood without any hollowing in its body from other manufacturers again. In 1945, Richard Bougerie was electronic equipment for the US…

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    Music Narrative Essay

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    pretty good for how things played out, until I met my friend Carlo Joseph (or CJ). CJ was a young Italian boy from town, very popular kid actually. When I first met him I actually disliked him, thinking he was a little annoying brat. I hadn’t realized he was a very well influenced musician, such as myself, till later on. He told me that he played for some time and also knew a little piano. I had to get CJ to play with Louie and I. At one point, I convinced him to play with us, and that’s how…

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    My Guitar Experience

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    I was in North Carolina for a week, so I decided to bring my acoustic guitar down for the trip, because I could not go without it for a whole week. Anyways, I had been just playing one night and out of nowhere my aunt said “Wow, Evan I am thoroughly impressed! I thought this guitar thing was just a phase, but damn you’re getting really good!” I just laughed and said “Thank you”. She replied “Well let me show you something”. She came back from her bedroom with a worn guitar case, she popped open…

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    Arguments for the economic policy change include that an economy that is severely money-oriented neglects their citizen’s needs, and mandates that in order to be respected, loved, worthy, and in order to keep yourself and your family alive in general, you must possess a piece of green paper, only worthy of anything because we told you so. Paul le Blanc addressed the socialist views in his essay “The Absence of Socialism in America”, by calling the “class antagonism” a contradiction to the…

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    Electric Guitar Techniques

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    wide variety of electric guitars available on the market today, you will find yourself looking at guitars with a wide variety of body shapes and weights. Most all of guitars are designed not only to look aesthetically pleasing, but function properly. So I will be going over different types of guitar body shapes and guitar body woods that are used. This way you can have a better understanding of why the guitars are designed a certain way.Guitar Body Shapes Body shapes are not just cosmetic, many…

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    This essay will analyse Le Corbusier’s The Radiant City (La Ville Radieuse) by looking at the unbuilt city scape’s historical, theoretical and philosophical background as well as how it was received and reviewed. Greenhalgh’s features of the Pioneer phase (such as Social Morality, Technology and Anti-historicism) will also be looked at in relation to how and why The Radiant City was conceptualised and designed. As the idea of The Radiant City was conceived in the 1930s (and by Modernist…

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    The younger generations may not know what a wonderful person Paul Newman is but this is the reason for writing this paper about his life and established career. He is a local who shot to stardom and became a household name in both acting and business. I am here to tell you about his early life, his acting career, and the race car driver whom he lived to be. Who would have known that someone from Ohio could be so successful. Paul Leonard Newman, the second son, was born in Shaker…

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    the church to create a community that is unified in love peace and forgiveness. His letter expresses themes such as “serving one another”, “fighting evil with good” and “thinking with sober judgement.” Paul’s letter is still relevant to the life's of catholics today because there are many people who need a helping hand. Roman’s 12:1-21 expresses the importance of serving one another. Roman’s 12:13 states “Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality to strangers.” This tells us…

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